2020 MINI MINI-Hardtop vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback | NewCars.com

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2020 MINI MINI-Hardtop vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review

New 2020 MINI MINI-Hardtop

2020 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2021 Toyota
Corolla Hatchback

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MSRP*
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$23,400 to $33,400
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$20,565 to $24,615
Invoice* $19,000 to $30,930 $19,041 to $22,790
MPG - City 26 - 28 28 - 32
MPG - Hwy 34 - 36 37 - 41
Engine(s) I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** **** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The MINI MINI-Hardtop offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the MINI MINI-Hardtop and the Toyota Corolla Hatchback in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Toyota Corolla Hatchback you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the MINI MINI-Hardtop, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The MINI MINI-Hardtop is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The MINI MINI-Hardtop carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Dimensions
Since the MINI MINI-Hardtop is much slimmer than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the MINI MINI-Hardtop, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the MINI MINI-Hardtop does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Handling
The MINI MINI-Hardtop has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI MINI-Hardtop is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Utility
The MINI MINI-Hardtop has less seating than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, making the Toyota Corolla Hatchback the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the MINI MINI-Hardtop than that of the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.